We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$63
CUISINES
Irish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (58)
Filter reviews
53 results
Traveller rating
41
7
3
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveller rating
41
7
3
2
0
See what travellers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 8 September 2020

Delicious food attentively served by local Irish staff who had all been trained to abide by Covid 19 regulations. Dinner table d'hote menu designed to suit all tastes. Full Irish breakfast available or expansive continental breakfast. A real treat to have a meal here.

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?2  
Reviewed 23 September 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing weekend here, the whole experience was gorgeous from start to finish. The house itself & the grounds are absolutely stunning. The staff are all friendly and helpful. We stayed in the suite, which was a total treat, it has a large...4 poster bed, beautiful views of the lake, there is a gorgeous big bath in the bathroom too. We ate in the restaurant both nights which i would fully recommend, the food was delicious, particularly the mussels, the Turbot and the rack of lamb. The service was excellent there too. I’d definitely recommend going if considering it! I know we will be backMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 21 September 2019

My husband and I stayed here for just one night recently. While I have to admit that the house and its surroundings are beautiful and the staff are friendly and helpful, our overall experience was very disappointing mainly because of the food. I ordered the...duck confit as a starter which was really not duck confit at all, no crispy skin and thought he meat was tender it tasted very bland and the risotto which accompanied it served no purpose whatsoever only to make the dish stodgy and hard to digest. My husband had the smoked eel which was pleasant but nothing to rave about. However it was my husbands main course of 8 oz fillet steak that really was the disappointment. he asked for it to be cooked medium rare.. which it was but usually a steak is cooked to order and it should be juicy. The steak was cut in half on the plate, when presented....no juices at all ran from it and while he ate it, it lacked lustre and it was evident that the dishes we ordered (except for my turbot which was good) were par cooked sometime earlier on and then finished/reheated for plating up. This also included the vegetables. The best course was dessert. Both of us suffered from severe upset stomach and indigestion and had a very poor nights sleep as a result. We ordered breakfast in bed which came late and while they did apologise as they were busy we were at that stage already showered and dressed still suffering from upset stomachs the result being that we could not really enjoy breakfast all and it was also poorly cooked, everything was fried including the sausages which were undercooked. I would not stay or eat here again and for the prices they are asking, we were extremely disappointed and underwhelmed with our stay.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

Absolutely perfect evening, the staff were So kind and welcoming! One of the best meal I’ve had in a long long time!

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

Just home from a weekend break in Carrig Country House. I must say we loved every moment of our stay. From our welcome on arrival, with lovely tea, coffee and treats, a beautiful evening meal with a fabulous wine. Our room, room 8, was delightful,...a lovely terrace outside overlooking the lake. Big and spacious with a very comfy bed. Our Evening meals were five star quality. Perfect portion size and beautiful flavours. Franks recommendation and advise were much appreciated too! We stayed for two nights, Friday and Saturday and seriously contemplated staying Sunday night also but unfortunately we couldn’t arrange other commitments, other wise we would have!! Breakfast on both mornings was delicious and fresh. Owners and Staff are brilliant! The place is peaceful, quite and perfect for a retreat from the busy day to day. I would highly recommend Carrig Country House.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed 17 July 2019

We stayed at the Carrig House for two nights and enjoyed ourselves thoroughly. The location lakeside with easy access to hiking and biking is ideal and absolutely gorgeous. The food and dining service were excellent. I highly recommend the Carrig House.

Date of visit: July 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed 26 May 2019 via mobile

Thank you to the team at Carrie House for a lovely dinner. A cosy living room offers a warming fire and a drink while you decide from a menu that pairs the best of local produce with some interesting twists. I had a duo of...prawns followed by local lamb. Both were excellent. Service was very friendly and competent and we welcomed the advice from our host on places to dine at our next location. Great place for a culinary treat during your holiday.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?2  
Reviewed 29 November 2018

We could not have had a better stay for our honeymoon. Frank and Mary were the most darling hosts, and we were so touched that they upgraded us to the presidential suite for two nights for our honeymoon. Carrig House was so beautiful, the most...beautiful place I have ever stayed. The food astounded us every night we were there, and every morning as well. I wish we could have stayed here for a week. This was the most special honeymoon spot we could have ever picked, perfectly romantic cozy and lovely and Irish. We already hope to go back for an anniversary someday!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This is a very comfortable family run hotel with great food While we were staying there my husband was taken ill and I cannot praise the owners too much for the care they gave us both and followed up after we had left The milk...of human kindness is alive and well in the Carrig Country House hotelMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten here a few times and it was more underwhelming than last time. It’s a quaint old house but a looking a little tired on the inside. Could do with a little freshening up. Food is adequate but not worthy of the money you...pay. It’s ridiculous that you are then charged for vegetables on top which no other local restaurant does. Overall was not that impressed and will not be returningMore

Date of visit: September 2018
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
The Bianconi
189 reviews
5.71 km away
Kerry Ocean Lodge
129 reviews
5.74 km away
Towers Hotel
247 reviews
6.61 km away
Murphy's Farmhouse
122 reviews
13.51 km away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
The Red Fox Inn
182 reviews
2.39 km away
Kingdom 1795
81 reviews
5.69 km away
The Glenbeigh Hotel Bar & Restaurant
277 reviews
6.05 km away
Jacks Coastguard Restaurant
456 reviews
5.75 km away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
The Caragh Lake Trail and Mountain Spur
12 reviews
1.40 km away
Dooks Golf Club
159 reviews
5.65 km away
King Puck
36 reviews
5.88 km away
Staigue Fort
316 reviews
6.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
jbarton
25 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from AnneG1307 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they don't serve lunch but maybe you could ring them before going and inquire from the property. If you explain that you don't have a car, they may be able to accommodate you with some lunch. Please be aware... More
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about Carrig Country House & Restaurant

Carrig Country House & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5